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Brunsvigia radulosa, Malolotja Nature Reserve

Eswatini's Flora - siSwati Names and Uses

Compiled by Chris Long, © December 2005

SiSwati names and uses, arranged by alphabetically by botanical name:

Hemarthria
   altissima   
      Fodder: Pasture.
Hyparrhenia   intunga,  incungwane,  intfunga,
   anamesa   
      Household: Thatching
   cymbaria   
      Household: Thatching
   dichroa   
      Household: Thatching
   dregeana   
      Household: Thatching
   filipendula   
      Household: Thatching
          var. filipendula
          var. pilosa
   hirta   
      Fodder: Fodder
      Household: Thatching
   newtonii   
      Household: Thatching
          var. macra
          var. newtonii
   quarrei   
      Household: Thatching
   rufa var. rufa   
      Fodder: Pasture when young.
      Household: Screen building & thatching
   tamba   
      Household: Screen building & thatching
   variabilis   
      Household: Thatching
Heteropogon
   contortus    (Spear Grass)  intala,
Harpochloa
   falx   
      Fodder: Highly palatable pasture.
Hypochaeris
   radicata *   
      Food: Used as a spinach
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